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Esquire Magazine

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    St. Paul Cheese Shop introduces line of sandwich "melts"

    St. Paul Cheese Shop is a cheese-lover's paradise, a distinction they're doubling down on with their recent menu addition.The Mac-Groveland shop has added to its repertoire du fromage a new line of "melts," hot pressed grilled cheese sandwiches. With brimming cases of high-end cheeses and towering s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Esquire magazine names Palmer's one of the best bars in America

    Over the course of the past few years, our local bar scene has been on a serious upswing. New restaurants are incorporating trendy cocktail bars into their floor plans; taprooms come standard with any upstart craft brewery; and just on the horizon, we'll have a wave of craft cocktail rooms as part o ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2013

    The life of Lizz Winstead

    The Daily Show creator returns home to Minnesota

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Nye's Polonaise Room featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight

    Guy Fieri features Nye's on the Food Network's hit show tonight​Nye's Polonaise Room is being featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives tonight.The famed local establishment can add tonight's appearance on the Food Network's hit show to a long list of press accolades, including appearances on Good M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Top 10 margaritas in the Twin Cities

    ​ The margarita is a classic, no doubt about it. The earliest published recipe we can find is in Esquire magazine in 1953. The recipe called for tequila, orange liqueur, and fresh lime. As everything else does, this drink evolved in various ways, sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    50 tasty reasons to love Minnesota food

    Photo: Steve Neuharth, Michelle LeonReason No. 11: Chefs like Doug Flicker at Piccolo create food that doesn't just impress--it inspires. ​When Anthony Bourdain last year told his TV audience on No Reservations that his experience at Doug Flicker's south Minneapolis restaurant Piccolo was "far ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Ruth Adams dies at 79

    Adams was battling cancer.​Ruth Adams, accordion player for Minneapolis' beloved "World's Most Dangerous Polka Band," has died at age 79 of cancer. Adams helped start WMDPB in 1975, and has been playing polka ever since. The band is locally famous for playing regularly at Nye's Polonaise in N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Ruth Adams dies at 79

    Ruth Adams, Accordion legend.​Ruth Adams, the accordion player for Minneapolis's beloved World's Most Dangerous Polka Band, a mainstay at Nye's Polonaise Room, has died at age 79 of cancer. She started WMDPB in 1975, and quickly became a fixture at Nye's, where her love for the music drew in youn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Esquire's worst beer on earth

    florian/flickrgreat for drinking then passing out in the grass!​Esquire Magazine, everyone's favorite place to see boobies--I mean read stories--recently compliled a list of  Nine of the Worst Beers on Earth. And the "winner" is quite a loser: Bud Light Chelada. If you have ever wondered how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Haskell's: Beau Farrell talks about great wines and wine values

    Haskell'sHaskell's Downtown Minneapolis​The Twin Cities is blessed with a number of great wine shops, each with something a little different to offer in their specialties and amenities. Each month we will feature a different wine shop that is holding a sale. This month we highlight Haskell's, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Esquire names Al's Breakfast, Hell's Kitchen best breakfasts

    Minneapolis restaurants win nods in Esquire "America's Best Breakfasts" article.

  • Restaurants

    September 17, 2008

    Toast of the Town

    By tracking down rare liquors from around the world, importer Eric Seed is fueling the nation's classic-cocktail revival

  • Restaurants

    September 3, 2008

    Minneapolis and St. Paul's midnight snacks

    The Twin Cities best late-night eats are here

  • Feature

    January 23, 2008

    Alec Soth stays sane by staying put

    Freeze Frame: the arresting images of Minneapolis photographer and New York art star Alec Soth

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2007

    Breakfast of Champions: 11/21

    The issue is on-line, as are several web-exclusive items. Jonathan Kaminsky tells the story of a kerfluffle in Harris, where small-town politics equal big-time controversy. Jeff Severns Guntzel reports on ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 14, 2007
  • News

    January 10, 2007

    The McClatchy Strib: RIP. WTF?

    Pruitt's Folly, big-daily blues, and the invasion of the stripper-flippers

  • Columns

    November 16, 2005
  • Blogs

    June 17, 2005

    6/17: Morning Communique

    [CITY PAGES BLOGS] Jack Sparks adds ten local alt-country favorites to Minnesota's Fifty Greatest Hits at The Other Side of Country. [THESE DAYS] An Wisconsin ice cream truck driver faces drunken driving charges after a woman said she saw him throw a malt liquor can out the window of his ice cr ... More >>

  • Books

    April 13, 2005
  • Books

    December 3, 2003

    Stray Cats, Doormen, Plastic Mannequins

    Gay Talese--the Great Biographer of Benchwarmers

  • Music

    October 11, 2000

    Sweethearts of the Rodeo

    Chicago transplants Neko Case and Kelly Hogan carry the torch for 21st-century twang

  • Books

    June 14, 2000
  • News

    October 20, 1999

    Reading, Writing, and Revenue

    The Edison Project's formula is simple: Take a Minneapolis public school, add some entrepreneurial savvy, and watch the profits roll in. Trouble is, it doesn't add up.

  • Music

    April 2, 1997
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